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Moscow Mules could be poisoning drinkers Moscow Mules could be poisoning drinkers
- August 09, 2017

The Alcoholic Beverages Division said explained that when copper and copper alloy surfaces get in contact with acidic food, the copper may leach into the food, which can cause copper poisoning characterized by symptoms that include diarrhea, stomach pains, vomiting and yellowing of the skin. (more...)
Federal Bureau of Investigation conducted raid at Paul Manafort's home Federal Bureau of Investigation conducted raid at Paul Manafort's home
- August 09, 2017

Federal agents arrived without warning at Manafort's Alexandria house in the early hours of July 26 with a search warrant, The Washington Post reported . After the post's report , Manafort's spokesperson added that Manafort has "consistently cooperated with law enforcement and other serious inquiries and did so on this occasion as well". (more...)
Trump tweets classified info he saw on 'Fox & Friends' Trump tweets classified info he saw on 'Fox & Friends'
- August 09, 2017

Doocy followed up, "You have no reason to believe that's not accurate, though". AINSLEY EARHARDT (CO-HOST): That shouldn't be in the newspaper? "But North Korea has been able to evade sanctions in the past and it's not clear to me things are going to be much different this time". (more...)
Venezuela opposition leaders re-arrested after poll Venezuela opposition leaders re-arrested after poll
- August 09, 2017

Sir Alan said it was "astonishing" that there had not been a "squeak" heard from Mr Corbyn despite worldwide condemnation of Mr Maduro's efforts to assume almost unlimited powers and the apparent detention of two leading Venezuelan opposition figures. (more...)
Israeli Teen Accused of Running US Bomb Threat Service on Dark Web Israeli Teen Accused of Running US Bomb Threat Service on Dark Web
- August 09, 2017

The post includes detailed pricing info for threats, an option to include a false name as part of the email, and even a refund offer if classes are not canceled as a result of the threat. According to the Atlantic, at least one user review (which obviously can not yet be confirmed as genuine) corresponded to the date of a bomb threat at Rancho Cotate High School in Rohnert Park, California. (more...)
Trump threatens North Korea with 'fire and fury' amid nuclear weapon reports Trump threatens North Korea with 'fire and fury' amid nuclear weapon reports
- August 09, 2017

Trump - technically in the midst of a 17-day "working vacation" in Bedminster, N.J. - spoke in doomsday rhetoric, his arms folded, when a reporter brought up North Korea at a briefing on opioid abuse. Trump's threatening comments, however, have been rebuffed by Republicans. In New Zealand, Prime Minister Bill English was more critical of Trump, describing the president's comments as "not helpful in an environment that's very tense". (more...)
North Korea threatens to attack Guam with North Korea threatens to attack Guam with "enveloping fire": state-run media
- August 09, 2017

A new stamp issued in commemoration of the successful test launch of the Hwasong-14 intercontinental ballistic missile is seen in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang on Aug 8, 2017. against the DPRK are fundamentally eliminated", North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho said earlier this week. The threat, carried by the state-run KCNA news agency, marked a dramatic rise in tensions and prompted warnings to Washington not to become ... (more...)
Franklin expected to become Atlantic's 1st hurricane of the season Franklin expected to become Atlantic's 1st hurricane of the season
- August 09, 2017

High rain chances remain until Thursday, by Friday showers and storms will become more isolated. A Hurricane Warning is in effect for the coast of Mexico from Puerto de Veracruz to Cabo Rojo. Franklin is expected to produce additional rainfall accumulations of up 3 inches across portions of the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico through Monday. (more...)
Don't shoot Bigfoot, South Carolina police say Don't shoot Bigfoot, South Carolina police say
- August 09, 2017

The Greenville Police Department Facebook page posted the warning and added a link to a story of Big Foot 911's encounter that the Charlotte Observer had posted on their website. He says he wasn't scared but was more interested in getting a closer look. "I didn't appear aggressive". The Bigfoot 911 group has about 50 member and claims to have extensive proof that Bigfoot exists, though no picture or video of this last sighting was posted. (more...)
Denver weather forecast for today, August 8: Showers and 70s Denver weather forecast for today, August 8: Showers and 70s
- August 09, 2017

Recent computer models show a "wobble" with today's round of rain, which could suggest a slightly SOUTHEAST movement as it slides over our neck of the woods. Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. It will all be about the placement of where the frontal system stalls.as of now, Sunday could be a drier day. (more...)
Guam tourism : Same threat different day and Guam's beaches are busy today
- August 09, 2017

According to North Korean media, the US military flew two B-1B bombers based on the US Anderson Air Force Base in Guam over the Korean peninsula. Guam's beaches are busy with tourists and everyone is having a good time. "As of this [Wednesday] morning, we have not changed our stance in confidence that the U.S. Department of Defense is monitoring this situation very closely and is maintaining a condition of readiness, daily", he said. (more...)
Trump adviser says Minnesota mosque blast could be 'fake hate crime' Trump adviser says Minnesota mosque blast could be 'fake hate crime'
- August 09, 2017

He said the US must destroy terrorist groups like ISIS and "delegitimize" its ideology so they will become rejected like fascism and Nazism is today. He also said that the way to defeat terror was to "delegitimize" its ideology, so that nobody would want to be associated with it, just like Nazism today. (more...)
Trump warns North Korea of 'fire and fury' Trump warns North Korea of 'fire and fury'
- August 09, 2017

Pyongyang says its intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) are a legitimate means of defence against perceived USA hostility, including joint military drills with South Korea . Administration comments have generally focused on finding non-military solutions. Lindsey Graham, a Republican on the Armed Services Committee, told CBS' "This Morning" that Trump had "basically drawn a red line" by saying Pyongyang can't ever have a nuclear-tipped intercontinental ballistic missile capable of ... (more...)
Graham: US 'absolutely' prepared to act on North Korea Graham: US 'absolutely' prepared to act on North Korea
- August 09, 2017

Moon's comments, though part of broader efforts to reform the military, came shortly after North Korean state media reported it was "examining the operational plan" to strike areas around Guam with medium-to-long-range strategic ballistic missiles. (more...)
Trump Lawyer Says POTUS Has Sent Private Messages of 'Appreciation' to Mueller
- August 09, 2017

Additionally, foreign visitors such as business groups promoting Turkish-American relations and the Romanian President Klaus Iohannis and his wife also rented out rooms. Think George W. Bush's Crawford, Texas, ranch and Barack Obama's Chicago house. Americans' tolerance for Trump's incessant tweeting also appears to be waning. (more...)
'Kidnappers' den discovered in Lagos, two suspects burnt alive' 'Kidnappers' den discovered in Lagos, two suspects burnt alive'
- August 09, 2017

Some courageous passers-by and members of the Odua People's Congress, OPC, who reportedly went for the victim's rescue, apprehended one of the captors and set him ablaze. The image maker in charge of the state police command, Olarinde Famous Cole, confirmed "an incident" around the area and added that "the Lagos State police command is on ground at the scene of the discovery". (more...)
Macron to backpedal on First Lady status Macron to backpedal on First Lady status
- August 09, 2017

In a series of tweets, government spokesman Christophe Castaner defended Brigitte Macron's position, but said no changes would be made to it. The aide also stated that a "transparency charter" will be published to shed more light on Mrs Macron's exact role and the possible accruing expenses. (more...)
Madhya Pradesh govt. condemned for detaining Medha Patkar Madhya Pradesh govt. condemned for detaining Medha Patkar
- August 09, 2017

Patkar had refused medical check-up despite repeated requests over the last few days. The NBA leaders have been alleging irregularities in rehabilitation of SSP oustees and staging protest in Barwani, Dhar, Khargone and Alirajpur districts, which will come under submergence once the dam height is raised. (more...)
China producer prices rise 5.5 pct in July China producer prices rise 5.5 pct in July
- August 09, 2017

Chinese inflation data released today delivered another dreary and largely predictable outcome in July. Economists had forecast the rate to remain unchanged at 1.5%. Factory gate inflation on the other hand was steady for a third-month running, at 5.5% year-on-year. Prices of commodities futures including steel rebar began to rise again in June and have continued to surge through early August, underscoring concerns over tight supply amid pollution inspections and strong restocking demand. (more...)
North, South Korea diplomats exchange words North, South Korea diplomats exchange words
- August 09, 2017

In a press briefing held Tuesday, Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha also said that the Seoul government could secure support from ASEAN countries in its approach toward the North that focuses on not only sanctions and pressure but also talks aimed at easing tensions. (more...)
Tillerson in Thailand to convince Bangkok to isolate Pyongyang Tillerson in Thailand to convince Bangkok to isolate Pyongyang
- August 09, 2017

Tillerson is meeting Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak tonight at Parliament building. The embassy spokesman said Tillerson "reiterated our desire, as a long-time friend and ally, to see Thailand emerge from this transition period as a strengthened democracy that respects and guarantees human rights and fundamental freedoms at home and plays a leading role in advancing regional security and prosperity". (more...)
Hijo de fiscal designado por la Constituyente reprocha a su padre — Venezuela Hijo de fiscal designado por la Constituyente reprocha a su padre — Venezuela
- August 09, 2017

Saab indicó que "la función del MP en esta nueva etapa" es para " mejorar " y " avanzar ", así como para recuperar la "credibilidad de la institución", que a su juicio, se perdió en "los últimos tiempos". El vocero del colectivo venezolano Voluntad Popular, Toni Vitola, insistió en que se trata de la intención es el poder absoluto del chavismo y la dictadura de Nicolás Maduro . (more...)
Korea threatens missile strike near USA territory Guam Korea threatens missile strike near USA territory Guam
- August 09, 2017

Trump made the comments during a briefing from his golf course in New Jersey following a report that Pyongyang has developed the capability to launch a nuclear attack against mainland USA cities. The job openings data "were certainly the latest metric to highlight tightening labor market conditions in the US and to that extent that's certainly a dollar-positive data", said Omer Esiner, chief market analyst at Commonwealth Foreign Exchange in Washington. (more...)
Trump Promises 'Fire and Fury' If North Korea Advances Nuclear Threat Trump Promises 'Fire and Fury' If North Korea Advances Nuclear Threat
- August 09, 2017

North Korea's military is " examining the operational plan " to strike areas around Guam with medium-to-long-range strategic ballistic missiles, the state run KCNA said Wednesday. Yet some North Korea watchers say Kim has pragmatic reasons for accelerating development of nuclear weapons. A preventive war is aimed at heading off the possibility of an enemy's attack. (more...)
Trump Promises Trump Promises "Fire And Fury"
- August 09, 2017

That would mean North Korea has passed a crucial threshold on the path to becoming a full-fledged nuclear power. The Post was read parts of the DIA analysis and the document was verified by other USA officials, the newspaper reported . The totalitarian dictatorship has successfully miniaturized a nuclear bomb, making it small enough to fit in a missile. According to a USA official briefed on the assessment, this milestone does not mean North Korea has a nuclear-tipped intercontinental ... (more...)
Donald Trump retweets report based on anonymous USA intel sources Donald Trump retweets report based on anonymous USA intel sources
- August 09, 2017

HALEY: I can't. I can't talk about anything that's classified, and if that's in the newspaper, that's a shame. Pressed on whether this was a leak, Ms Haley said: "It's one of these things I don't know what's going on". Trump has railed about stories based on leaks of classified information. Trump and his White House have increased attacks on leakers, with Attorney General Jeff Sessions even issuing an ominous warning to reporters that freedom of the press "is not unlimited". (more...)
Mother of two jailed 15 years for sex with teenage boys Mother of two jailed 15 years for sex with teenage boys
- August 09, 2017

Brooke Lajiness, 38, confessed to having sex with the two boys in her vehicle when they were aged 14 and 15, calling the incident the "greatest regret" of her life. Adding, 'He has had to stay strong in front of them '. The mother added that because of what Lajiness had done, her son is now in therapy as he has suffered significant psychological and emotional damage. (more...)
Tejashwi Yadav to 'expose' Nitish Kumar's 'betrayal': Lalu Tejashwi Yadav to 'expose' Nitish Kumar's 'betrayal': Lalu
- August 09, 2017

While leaving for Motihari in East Champaran on Tuesday, Mr Yadav said he would begin his campaign "by seeking forgiveness from the people for accompanying Nitish Kumar on his padayatra in April", which was part of the centenary celebrations of Mahatma Gandhi's Champaran Satyagraha. (more...)
Trump has exchanged private messages with Special Counsel Robert Mueller Trump has exchanged private messages with Special Counsel Robert Mueller
- August 09, 2017

Trump has repeatedly denied campaign collusion with Russian Federation and has slammed the investigation as a " witch hunt " against him. "He asked me to share that with him and that's what I've done", Dowd told USA Today . HARTFORD -Senator Blumenthal introduced a new bill to stop President Trump from firing the special counsel of the Trump Russia probe. But Dowd denies that Trump has considered firing Mueller. (more...)
Pastor: Trump OK to 'take out' Kim Pastor: Trump OK to 'take out' Kim
- August 09, 2017

Dr. Sebastian Gorka, Deputy Assistant to President Trump, told KIRO Radio's Dori Monson that he's not advocating for people be run for the hills. The hawkish GOP lawmaker added that the "great leaders I've seen don't threaten unless they're ready to act and I'm not sure President Trump is ready to act". (more...)